Versus Mike History

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Versus Mike History is an experience that cultivates culture through community.

Episode 100: Real Reflection (ft. Ces)
Today at 12:00 AM

Ces joins the podcast to discuss The road to 100 episodes, gaining experience, but not getting paid, House of The Dragon predictions, and more. Enjoy!


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Episode 99: The Highs & Lows of Entrepreneurship (ft. Nana)
09/26/2022

Nana joins the podcast to discuss The struggle of funding a business on your own, going from running your business to hiring employees to manage tasks, the importance of balancing relationships in and out of business , and more. Enjoy!


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Episode 98: Young, Black, and Professional (ft. Simone-Raquel)
09/19/2022

Simone joins the podcast to discuss Bringing young black professionals together, the art of maintaining a network, the importance of a solid team, and more. Enjoy!


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Episode 97: Funding R&B (ft. Yan Snead)
09/12/2022

Yan joins the podcast to discuss R&B’s role in today’s music landscape, pitching a station with music that represents HBCU culture, making a concerted effort to support indie R&B artists and more. Enjoy!


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Episode 96: Community Driven Strategy (ft. Parisse)
09/05/2022

In episode 96 , Parisse joins the podcast to discuss how music influences creative strategy, being multifaceted as a writer/actress, the community work in organizing a festival, and more. Enjoy!

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Twitter - wlcmtoparisse

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Episode 95: Is It Consumption or Consuming (ft. Miguel Byrd)
08/29/2022

Miguel joins the podcast to discuss the consumption of black music throughout history, black literature and how it informs us of forgotten ideas, and the responsibility of the listener, and more. Enjoy! 

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Episode 94: Are Playlists the New DJ? (ft. Nyles)
08/15/2022

Nyles joins the podcast to discuss the landscape of playlists in relation to curators and their audience. In detail, we cover what makes a good playlist, do audiences influence playlist curation, playlist brands and how they impact individual curators and more. Enjoy!


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Andre Uncut
07/22/2022

A conversation with film photographer/videographer Andre Uncut.


Apex Laurent
07/01/2022

A conversation with Apex Laurent 


FunnyJulius
06/10/2022

A conversation with comedian/producer FunnyJulius.
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The Gumbo
05/27/2022

Nadirah of The Gumbo stops by for a conversation.
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Episode 93: ‘Til Infinity
05/16/2022

This week we discuss Drake’s new deal with Universal, a Black woman led production studio coming to Georgia, the youngest Black law school graduate in America, and more.


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Sound Selection: Savior - Kendrick Lamar


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Joe College
05/13/2022

Joe College stops by the podcast to talk about early influences in his career, childhood staples that were necessary growing up, the influence of peers and more. Enjoy!

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Episode 92: It’s Gonna Be May
04/26/2022

This week we discuss United Masters partnering up with Coinbase, Elon Musk buying Twitter, Stripe enabling crypto payouts and more. and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/harmony_holiday/status/1517636999368175617?s=21&t=ZQaeuaV--ttNqp2MblVyXw


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Sound Selection: Couldn’t Wait For It - Blxst, Rick Ross  


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Episode 91: Gotta Move Different
04/12/2022

This week we discuss the Tuition Assistance Program Being restored in New York, Ethereum processing 4 times more transactions than Visa last year, The Internet’s next album being their last, and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/nocontextdrumar/status/1497587733690298368?s=21&t=Srqfi39FO0ajsdR98AvnPA


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Sound Selection: London - BIA, J. Cole 


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Episode 90: White Outrage
04/05/2022

This week we discuss marijuana being decriminalized on a federal level. Will Smith Resigning from the Academy. The formation of the first Amazon Workers Union and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/africanarchives/status/1510625670384144384?s=21&t=TBc8lS97jV_WKWs0BCX8Xg


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Sound Selection: 100 Chicagos - Lupe Fiasco 


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Foxy Nora
03/25/2022

Foxy Nora drops by the podcast to discuss her budding DJ career, early music influences, the birth of Foxy’s Funk, and how scents and sounds complement each other on the regular. Enjoy!
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Episode 89: Sixteen Ain’t Enough
03/22/2022

This week we talk about Kanye missing the Grammy’s, Jussie Smollett’s release from jail, my review of Tyler the Creator and Jazmine Sullivan’s concerts, and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/kobehighlight/status/1501368551000592385?s=21


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Sound Selection: Confujawn - Capella Grey, Nija


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HerSole
03/11/2022


Mikayla visits the podcast to talk about the birth and growth of her HerSole blog. We touch on early influences of style, culture differences in New York vs New Jersey, the development of HerSole into a podcast, and more. Enjoy!

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Episode 88: Greetings From Gotham
03/08/2022

This week we talk about a WWII battalion of Black women finally recognized by the government. Brittney Griner’s arrest in Russia, a review of The Batman (2022) and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://www.instagram.com/p/CabFfC3uGa6/?utm_medium=copy_link


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Sound Selection: Lock Load - Conway The Machine, Beanie Siegel  


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Druwop 3
02/25/2022

Drew stops by the podcast for the third time. We catch up on whether the pandemic has taken a toll on his creative process, reflect on the impact of Vol. 2, rebranding CMC into Playground Aesthetics, and more! Enjoy. 

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Episode 87: For Dreamers
02/21/2022

This week we talk about a Louisiana teen who amassed $4.5 million in scholarships, Dave Chappelle securing 4 new specials at Netflix, Conway leaving Griselda, and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/jefe_zel/status/1493968487043194882?s=21


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Sound Selection: Love Train - Silk Sonic 


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Episode 86: Fight Back
02/15/2022

This week we talk Coachella’s Lifetime NFT passes, Snoop Dogg acquiring Death Row Records, the Dave Chappelle housing uproar, Rihanna’s pregnancy, and more! Enjoy.


 


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/deandrejamaal_/status/1489719946368200705?s=21


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Sound Selection: Diet Coke - Pusha T


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Episode 85: Them Changes
02/01/2022

This week we talk LeBron James’s crypto promise, Abbott Elementary quadrupling in ratings, Mark Cuban’s cost effective drug company, and more. Enjoy! 


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/jammer2233/status/1431614103261523976?s=21


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Sound Selection: Johnny P’s Caddy - Benny The Butcher, J. Cole


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Episode 84: Love Persevering (ft. Johnathan Ramsey)
01/24/2022

This week Jonathan Ramsey joins the show as we discuss Meta’s plan to venture into NFTs, Will Packer being honored by FAMU, the vegan biodegradable hair extension line, and more. Enjoy! 


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/nocontextdrumar/status/1452698204416450572?s=21


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Sound Selection: Rent Money - Mary J. Blige, Dave East 


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Episode 83: Walk It Out
01/17/2022

This week we cover Fat Joe’s relief fund for the victims of the Bronx fire, the Degrassi reboot coming to HBOmax, students walking out of Brooklyn Tech to advocate for virtual learning and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://www.instagram.com/p/CVFqufHlkPZ/?utm_medium=copy_link

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Sound Selection: Surround Sound - JID, 21 Savage, Baby Tate 


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Episode 82: Keeping It Going (ft. Samantha Sade)
01/10/2022

This week Sam visits the podcast to talk about goals for the New Year, losing legends Sidney Poitier & Betty White, AI built to help marginalized communities, and more. Enjoy! 


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/claycane/status/1479472562715377669?s=21


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Sound Selection: alotta cake - Gunna


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Episode 81: One For The Road
12/28/2021

This week we reflect on the year and everything it has delivered us. We also touch on Meg Thee Stallion’s Netflix deal, The Insecure finale, an NFT tv show coming to SmartTV and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/deronworldtv/status/1472278137723506691?s=21


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Sound Selection: Man in the Mirror - A Boogie wit da Hoodie


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Episode 80: The Great Resignation
12/14/2021

This week we talk about the Larry Hoover Benefit Concert, Diddy trying to buy back Sean John, Abbott Elementary, the smartphone that pays you back and more. Enjoy! 


Opening Clip 


https://www.instagram.com/tv/CW4rw-gjFv9/?utm_medium=share_sheet



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Sound Selection: Separation of the Sheep and the Goats - Mach-Hommy


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Episode 79: Buy The Dip
12/07/2021

This week we talk about the latest Verzuz, YouTube’s faulty copyright algorithm, Michael Che’s new stand up, the latest crypto conference to hit New York and more. Enjoy! 


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/theblackdetour/status/1467494054644572163?s=21


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Sound Selection: Sinister - Cordae, Lil Wayne 


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Episode 78: Winter Is Coming
11/30/2021

This week we talk about Insecure, donations towards FAMU’s homeless students, the passing of Virgil Abloh, the Ahmaud Arbery, and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/shannonsharpeee/status/1463599477567078403?s=21


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Sound Selection: Black Illuminati- Freddie Gibbs, Jadakiss 


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Episode 77: Stand Up
11/22/2021

This week we talk Young Dolph’s passing, casting for Marvel’s Blade, Kyle Rittenhouse and Ahmaud Arbery Trials, Jermaine Dupri’s Vegan Ice Cream and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/kamaufranklin/status/1459960174114914314?s=2

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Sound Selection: Bad Decisions - Curren$y, Fendi P


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Dre of Sweet T's Southern Eatery
11/19/2021


Noah
10/22/2021


Episode 76: King of Controversy
10/12/2021

This week we talk Bubba Wallace winning the NASCAR Cup, Kevin Hart’s Fellowship for Black women writers, the first black man to lead New York’s Southern District, Dave Chappelle’s latest stand up and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://www.instagram.com/p/CS5wicsDI3m/?utm_medium=copy_link


 Black Spotlight


https://www.blackenterprise.com/childrens-book-author-crowned-first-black-miss-pre-teen-international/


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Sound Selection: Free Kutter - Westside Gunn, Jay Electronica


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Episode 75: Spooky Season
10/04/2021

This week we talk about America’s favorite rapping teacher, R.Kelly’s conviction, Bruce’s Beach returning to the rightful owners, what new shows are on the way and more. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/sausagesoda/status/1299274178122706947?s=21


 Black Spotlight


https://afrotech.com/morgan-state-university-mikayla-harris-astronaut-scholarship-foundation


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Sound Selection: Over - Lucky Daye


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SHOWCASE
10/01/2021

I sat down with Showcase for a dope conversation surrounding his journey into becoming a premier DJ in New Jersey, people he would consider peers, future plans, and more. Enjoy!


Episode 74: Miss Info
09/20/2021

This week we talk Gunna opening a store in his childhood middle school, Nicki Minaj drama, RZA & Violife donating $100k to Black Restaurants, Wu Tang Season 2, and more. 


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/sope_agbelusi/status/1439851996278886405?s=21


 Black Spotlight



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Sound Selection: Found - Tems, Brent Faiyaz


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Episode 73: Been Away
09/13/2021

This week we pay our respects to a legend Michael K Williams, talk about Joy Taylor’s new job, Leonard Fournette’s donation for Hurricane Ida relief, and thoughts on Donda and CLB. Enjoy!


Opening Clip 


https://twitter.com/sheistyler/status/1431622121361395720?s=21


 Black Spotlight


https://afrotech.com/spelman-college-alumna-mya-havard-wins-pharrell-williams-100k-black-ambition-prize


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Sound Selection: Big Persona - Maxo Kream, Tyler The Creator 


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The Yard / Burger Walla
09/06/2021

On this episode, we have a conversation with none other than Kai, the economist behind The Yard and Wallah Burger in Newark. We talk about the origins of the business, the state of black business in Newark, the importance of supporting the surrounding community and more. Enjoy!